Kronos AV
 Ortofon is a fine mechanical powerhouse, which develops, manufactures and markets the world acclaimed Ortofon cartridges and components.
We benefit from being established in Denmark, a country recognized for its strong tradition in acoustics and its wealth of other high-end manufacturers, acoustic measurement equipment, in addition to all aspects of high-end audio.
Ortofon is owned by Danish businessmen and employs a staff of 95 people. The Ortofon manufacturing unit in Nakskov in the south of Denmark has modern machinery combined with experienced operators, so human craftsmanship is delivered with uniform industrial quality.

Ortofon Concorde Century HiFi Cartridge
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  • Regular price £525.00

Exclusive Series

Following on from the release of their most expensive ever cartridge, the MC Century, Ortofon have also designed a more affordable limited edition cartridge to celebrate their 100th anniversary that harks back to a time when Ortofon’s now iconic DJ cartridge was actually a premium hi-fi offering.

The Concorde Century is a premium Moving Magnet (MM) cartridge, released in a limited edition of 1,000 pieces. Information retrieval is of the highest standard thanks to the Nude Fine Line diamond stylus profile, which will track even the highest frequency information with ease. Additionally, the larger footprint of the stylus combined with the general Concorde design ensures reduced distortion and record wear.

To elevate the sound presentation, Concorde Century uses silver-plated copper wire in the generator system for optimal signal transfer. The end result is a cartridge that delivers a full, relaxed and homogenous sound with space, depth and detail suited to any kind of music.

The shiny chrome finish of the Concorde Century oozes prestige, and the special Ortofon Anniversary logo highlights the exclusive nature of the design. But to achieve an even greater sense of pride in ownership, the Concorde Century is delivered in a sturdy presentation case bearing the anniversary logo, shipped with a user manual and maintenance pack in a tailored purse inside.

Having celebrated many of their previous anniversaries by launching innovative products, the centenary year called for something special. So, alongside the innovative MC Century, the Concorde Century gives a tip of the hat to Ortofon’s illustrious history of pioneering designs.

  • Strictly limited centenary cartridge
  • First hi-fi Concorde cartridge in many years
  • Easy connection to SME-style (Technics) tonearms
  • Nude Fine Line stylus
  • Shiny chrome finish and stylish gift box packaging
Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec): 5.5mV
Channel Balance at 1kHz: 1dB
Channel Separation at 1kHz: 26dB
Channel Separation at 15kHz: 15dB
Frequency Range (at -3dB): 20Hz - 29kHz
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +2 /-0dB
Tracking Ability at 315Hz: 70μm
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral: 16μm / mN
Stylus Type: Nude Fine Line
Stylus Tip Radius r / R: 8 / 40μm
Recommended Tracking Force: 1.8g (18mN)
Tracking Angle: 20º
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance: 1.2kΩ
Internal Inductance: 630mH
Recommended Load Resistance: 47kΩ
Recommended Load Capacitance: 150 - 300pF
Cartridge Colour: Chrome
Cartridge Weight: 18.5g
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